Paralympics Day 9 Preview: Nigel Murray

Nigel Murray
Murray will be looking to bow out of Paralympic competition in style Photo: PA

Date of birth:

22 May 1964

Event:

Boccia Mixed Team

Hometown:

Leamington Spa

Paralympics history:

2000 Sydney Paralympic Games

Individual BC2: gold

2008 Beijing Paralympic Games

Individual BC2: silver

BC1/BC2 Team: gold

2012 London Paralympic Games

Mixed BC1-2: bronze

With two golds, a silver and a bronze Murray is Britain's most successful Boccia player and the fifth most successful of all time. He has dominated the British scene winning the British Championships seven times as well as being a 12-time National Champion. Murray enters his fourth Games in excellent form, ranking 1st in the world. Murray was captain of the team who won gold in Beijing and he calls it his proudest moment to date. After a bronze in the Mixed BC1-2, he will be looking to bow out with another gold.